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Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin was an English novelist, librarian and celebrated poet, who has been awarded numerous honours including the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry. Born in Coventry in 1922, he was educated at King Henry VIII School and Oxford University. His first book of poetry, The North Ship, was published in 1945, followed by The Less Deceived (1955), The Whitsun Weddings (1964) and High Windows (1974). He also wrote two novels, Jill (1946) and A Girl in Winter (1947), as well as two books of collected journalism: All What Jazz: A Record Library and Required Writing: Miscellaneous Prose. Larkin worked as...

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